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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Carboxy Therapy * But Were Afraid to Ask

What is Rioblush Carboxy Therapy? 

Rioblush Carboxy Therapy is a safe, minimally-invasive, all natural medical procedure and is clinically proven to improve skin texture.

How was Carboxy Therapy discovered?

Carboxy Therapy was discovered in the Royal Spas of France in the 1930’s when bathing in pools of carbon dioxide rich waters was shown to speed wound healing.

What does it treat?

Rioblush CO2 injections are used to treat stretch marks, puffy eyes, dark circles and skin tightening to the face such as the jowls, lines around the eyes and mouth. It can also be used to treat localised deposits of fat in the chin, arms, knees, abdomen, thighs, buttocks, back and hip areas.

How does it work?

Via a specialist Carboxy Therapy machine, Carbon Dioxide, a substance used for many years to treat illnesses related to poor bloody circulation and body fat accumulation, is gently administered into the problem area to enhance drainage and oxygenation. The addition of CO2 to the skin improves circulation, skin rejuvenation, tissue remodelling and skin tightening and offers dramatic results very quickly.

How long does it take?

Treatments can take anything from 15 minutes to over an hour, depending on the size of the area and the type of condition being treated.

Is it painful?

Some patients may experience mild discomfort or a slight tingling sensation followed by a ‘pleasant warmth’. The Rioblush Carboxy Therapy system is the first system on the market to provide heated gas which dramatically reduces discomfort.

Isn’t Carbon Dioxide harmful?

Not at all! CO2 is present in every cell in the body and the RioBlush system simply introduces a tiny amounts of gas.

Are there any risks associated with RioBlush Carboxy Therapy?

There are no known risks associated with it. Carbon dioxide injections have been safely used for years to facilitate endoscopic surgeries of the abdomen. Carbon dioxide is also being injected directly into the bloodstream by invasive cardiologists for certain diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.

How long is the recovery time after the treatment?

The treatment requires no downtime, but your doctor will advise you to avoid strenuous activity for 2 hours and submerging in water for about 4 hours.

How many sessions will I need?

The treatment requires, on average, between 4 and 12 treatments depending on the condition and the area being treated.

How long will it be before I see an improvement?

Many people see an improvement after the first treatment, although it usually takes up to one month for the body to properly react kick-start the healing process.
More pronounced and long-lasting results are seen after 4 - 12 treatments.

How long will the benefits last?

Effects can last several years, but the RioBlush treatment does not stop the ageing process. Regular maintenance treatments will extend the benefits.